Expatriate health information is increasingly sought after as a growing number of people relocate to foreign countries for work. Information on healthcare in the East Asian region is particularly needed, as the area's many booming industries have drawn a large number of foreign workers in recent years.
Expatriates already living in Hong Kong or Singapore and those who are planning to move to either country can access the health guides via the Bupa International website.
The Hong Kong health guide (http://www.bupa-
However, though malaria is not found in Singapore, the Singapore health guide (http://www.bupa-
The two health guides also provide information on international health insurance (http://www.bupa-
"Moving and living abroad can be daunting, particularly when it comes to the subject of health,” said Dr Sneh Khemka, medical director for Bupa International. "These health guides will help people to prepare for their move to Singapore or Hong Kong and offer them detailed information about hospital and treatment options there.
"Healthcare systems can vary enormously from one place to another so it’s vital to be prepared for any eventuality before you move or travel abroad. These health guides give an overview of the situation in Singapore and Hong Kong but you should always seek advice from an expert if you have a serious medical condition."
About Bupa International:
Bupa International pioneered expatriate health insurance in 1971 and today is one of the leading expatriate health insurers in the world. It provides international health insurance (http://www.bupa-
The company is headquartered in Brighton, England, and has a worldwide emergency medical centre staffed by a team of experienced, multi-lingual advisers and offer customers support and advice 24 hours a day, every day.
Bupa International has achieved a number of accolades over the last 40 years, including winning the Queen's Award for Enterprise for its achievements in international trade three times.
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